Tag Archives: Placemaking

“Our new permanent painted Labyrinth is under construction in our south-east parking lot! A custom design just for us!” – Holy Name of Mary Catholic Secondary School – Brampton, Ontario

Our new permanent painted labyrinth is under construction in our south-east parking lot! Please be careful if you are driving in that area. @LabyrinthsDOTca is creating a custom design just for us! #labyrinth #WalkingWith #meditation #journeyoffaith #Advent pic.twitter.com/0dwHflpEso — HolyNameofMaryCSS (@HNMCSS) November 29, 2021 Currently in progress, I am painting a Labyrinth commissioned by the […]

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“Gr 9’s walking the Labyrinth during their retreat.” – Holy Name of Mary Catholic Secondary School – Brampton, Ontario

Fifteen Grade 9 Students at Brampton’s Only All-Girls Catholic Secondary School walking my second Proof-of-Concept Chalk Labyrinth. The width of the Labyrinth outlines were chalked/re-chalked in 3 inch widths, the same width as my go-to size when painting permanent Labyrinths using paint rollers. This second Labyrinth Candidate Location works. View this post on Instagram A […]

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“HiMY SYeD started making Labyrinths as a child. Now they’re enjoyed by children across Toronto” – Jessica Dee Humphreys – Toronto Star

HiMY SYeD started making labyrinths as a child. Now they’re enjoyed by children across Toronto https://t.co/nxfQOyA9rO via @torontostar — Jessica Dee Humphreys (@jessicadeehum) November 10, 2021 What a wonderful profile and article!! — Maria Birmingham (@mkbirmingham) May 16, 2021 His labyrinth at our park, Earscourt, has saved our sanity during this pandemic when we weren’t […]

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“Our meditation Labyrinth encourages present moment mindfulness, peace, and joy outdoors just in time for the gorgeous weather! Go walk the chalk before it rains!” – Holy Name of Mary CSS – Brampton, Ontario

I’ve been approached by the Chaplaincy at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario to help them with locating and making a Labyrinth on their high school campus. https://t.co/2kf9Cew7sH pic.twitter.com/T1tf6FhiEW — HïMY SYeD 🍥 City of Labyrinths Project (@LabyrinthsDOTca) October 19, 2021 This seven lane Chalk Labyrinth was my quickly chalked Proof-of-Concept […]

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“Guy in the background painstakingly carrying rocks off the shoreline to create The Labyrinth” – Stone Labyrinth – Humber Bay Park West – Humber Bay Shores – Mimico – South Etobicoke – Toronto

That’s me, Sunday Evening, Placing one of the final stones before I stopped Labyrinth Building for the day, Making my Stone Labyrinth in Humber Bay Park West. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Paul Lewis (@nonsuch_as_paul)

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So Long – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

This may be one the last photographs of my Labyrinth I painted in Robson Square, Downtown Vancouver. The temporary car-free public space experiment has been made officially permanent. Soon, the makeshift block long plaza will be redone with a final design. Thank you City of Vancouver for NOT removing the Labyrinth I painted there. It […]

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“Lime Green Labyrinth with ginko leaves….painted on the street…” – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

This image was captured sometime during Ramadan 2018. I had painted a green outline of my Robson Square Labyrinth before Ramadan began, then followed up after Ramadan by painting it blue, yellow, red and green. View this post on Instagram Lime green labyrinth with ginko leaves….painted on the street…maybe in British Columbia? Thanks to @moldavitestarchild […]

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“The Monday morning stroll through Robson Square. Found a really cool Labyrinth!!” – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

Welcome to Vancouver ! View this post on Instagram Contemplating on which doughnut to get next… maple dip or the honey cruller?? Lol… jkkk! The Monday morning stroll through Robson Square. Found a really cool labyrinth!! ⁣ ⁣ #vancity #vancouver #labyrinth #robsonsquare #beautifulbritishcolumbia #optoutside #adventurealways #findyourwild A post shared by Crystal Lyn (@crystaaaallyn) on Jun […]

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100ave – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

Slow Motion Choreography action on the Robson Square Labyrinth . . . View this post on Instagram #robsonsquare A post shared by Richmond BC Canada (@100ave) on Jun 16, 2019 at 11:20am PDT

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“Robson Square is never dull.” – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

Circles of Space sharing 1 Minute of Silent Eye Contact beside my Robson Square Labyrinth in Downtown Vancouver . . . View this post on Instagram #robsonsquare is never dull. #freeeyecontact #vancouverbc🇨🇦 #sidewalkstories #eyecontact #publicspace #publicspaces #somesaycitiesareunfriendlyplaces #vancouverartgallery A post shared by Ian Bailey (@ianabailey) on Jun 10, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT

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“Peaceful Connections.🌸” – Robson Square Labyrinth – Downtown Vancouver

Circles of Space sharing 1 Minute of Silent Eye Contact beside my Robson Square Labyrinth in Downtown Vancouver . . . View this post on Instagram Peacefull Connections. 🌸 Surpresa e alegria ao encontrar assim ,do nada , um rapaz sentado segurando um guarda-chuvas no meio de uma praça fazendo um convite silencioso. Eu entendi […]

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“Multiple Magical Mazes: encouraging kids to be active outdoors; way to go! Also providing colour on an otherwise plain walkway/deck” – Labyrinth Pier – Vancouver

Caption to this image succinctly sums up my aspirations for Labyrinth Pier, Vancouver. Video nicely shares glimpses of all three current painted Labyrinths . . . View this post on Instagram Multiple Magical Mazes: encouraging kids to be active outdoors; way to go! Also providing colour on an otherwise plain walkway/deck #outdoors #kidsplayideas #mazes #magicalmazes […]

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Drone Video – Green Masking Tape Labyrinth – Hinge Park – Olympic Village – Vancouver

The Green Masking is slowly being worn away, yet the outline of the Labyrinth design remains visible and walk-able and sort of Drone Camera recordable . . . View this post on Instagram Spent the afternoon with @van.apparel flying drones and running around Olympic Village. A post shared by Chase Ando (@chase_ando) on Nov 11, […]

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Jumping Rope atop Green Masking Tape Labyrinth – Hinge Park – Olympic Village – Vancouver

Messin’ around in the sun; I love the way the camera picks up the white cord of my @buddyleejumpropes #ropemaster Anytime Anywhere Rope to Success!! #jumpropeworkout #vancityjumps #elementathletic #vancitybuzz A post shared by Element Athletic (@elementathletic) on May 16, 2018 at 11:30pm PDT SUNS OUT JUMP ROPE! And that’s all I have to say about […]

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Chalk Labyrinth on Robson Square during Vancouver Design Week

I randomly chalk Labyrinths upon Robson Square in Downtown Vancouver. Glimpses of the Labyrinth I chalked at the beginning of Vancouver Design Week 2018 can still be seen in these Instagrams… How does design make you feel? #vdw2018 A post shared by Dwight Dobersheck (@dwightydd) on May 11, 2018 at 3:31pm PDT Thank you everyone […]

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  • Land Acknowledgements

    Traditional: recognizes lands traditionally used and/or occupied by the People or First Nations in parts of the country.

    Ancestral: recognizes land that is handed down from generation to generation.

    Unceded: refers to land that was not turned over to the Crown (government) by a treaty or other agreement.

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  • Metro Vancouver

    Labyrinths are made on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples –

    Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),

    Stó:lō and

    Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)

    and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

    Labyrinths are made in traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of

    the Kwantlen,

    the Katzie,

    the Semiahmoo

    and Tsawwassen First Nations.